I found Thoreau the same way many people did — his name on a high school reading syllabus, with the book title Walden, next to it. And as with many 17- year-olds, the syllabus quickly found its way to the backseat of my car. There it mingled with the other litter that inhabits a teen’s […]
Downeast is different. When asked what it was that made me move to this part of Maine, my reply is always the same: It’s yesterday’s Maine every day. I have since realized that is not exactly true, but close. If it’s a local asking, their next question usually is: Can you see the Cutler radio […]
Imagine a beautiful sunny morning in a small part of the country that remains true to its history and celebrates it every single year. It is June, and the sky is blue and the trees are green. After an early morning breakfast at the American Legion, a small procession makes its way to the courthouse. […]
We all try to emulate our parents in one way or another. Whether it is with subtle elements of our personalities, or attempting to follow one of them in their footsteps, such as an occupation. We strive to succeed by following their examples and guidance in pursuit of a better life. But here in Downeast, […]
It certainly has been a long road to get here, but I am here in Maine, specifically Starboard Cove, Maine. More specifically, I live Downeast.